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Essex Bayou Habitat Restoration Engineering

Implementing Organization

State of Texas


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Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources


Project Description

The project will include the Engineering and Design necessary to restore and conserve coastal and nearshore habitats in Essex Bayou. The Engineering and Design is necessary to understand the factors that contribute to high salinities within Essex Bayou and the Slop Bowl Marsh system and develop solutions that will create a more stable estuarine system.


Johanna Gregory
(512) 389-8703
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